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Rainbows Require Rain

Some mornings, the 6 o’ clock alarm buzzes too early. Today was one of those. After a long night with many baby wake-ups, I decided an extra thirty minutes was needed. Fast forward to 6:30. The alarm went off, and … Continue reading

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Unexpected and Undeserved

Danny was home from work on Tuesday because of rain. I had planned on going to the library for the storytime hour, but plans changed. We decided instead to go the opposite direction and do an afternoon of thrift store … Continue reading

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Declan’s New Blanket

Danny’s mother sent a beautiful quilt for Declan. Bella received one when she little also; it’s her tradition to give the grand kids a homemade quilt.  The quilts are the perfect size: just large enough to play on, small enough … Continue reading

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Why the Unexpected is Bad

We went apple buying today. I decided that I am going to make applesauce without sugar, and I might as well make it cheap. The orchard we went to doesn’t have apples pre-packaged in boxes; the buyer takes his own … Continue reading

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Where’s the Turkey?

We still have a while before we gorge ourselves on Thanksgiving day with the pretense of being thankful for our plenty , but I wanted to say how thankful I am for a good wife who puts up with me, … Continue reading

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